Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017

In all the hubbub of the holidays — aka, that lovely blur of food and champagne-filled days — I was completely remiss in not posting about this! I received an early Christmas gift when Paula Guran announced the table of contents to the Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017, which includes my story ‘Surfacing’ (first…… Continue reading Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017

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The Bestiary, The Library, and a New Awesome Patreon

Look what arrived yesterday! My contributor’s copies of The Bestiary, a GORGEOUS volume edited by Ann VanderMeer with artwork by Ivica Stevanovic, and authors including (amongst others) Karen Lord, China Miéville, Catherynne M. Valente, Amal El-Mohtar, Karin Tidbeck … and me! This is (without too much hyperbole) an absolutely stunning book: hard-cover, filled with incredible…… Continue reading The Bestiary, The Library, and a New Awesome Patreon

A Bestiary and a Winter Bundle

A bit of holiday gift-giving spruiking! Know someone who loves strange, brilliant, fantastical fiction and wants a selection of said books all bundled in a great deal? Well, search no further. The VanderMeer Winter Mix Tape Bundle, curated by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, is an often exclusive selection of ten wonderful novels and fiction collections…… Continue reading A Bestiary and a Winter Bundle

In which M&M gets a glowing review…

Wow, our first Amazon review for Midnight and Moonshine! And it is *glowing*! For example: Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter have together crafted a book that has given me the same joy in truly gifted writing that my discovery of Catherynne Valente brought me in the past year! What a comparison — thanks! Read the…… Continue reading In which M&M gets a glowing review…

Les VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*)

Jeff VanderMeer has announced the ToC (thus far) of the bestiary anthology he and Ann are putting together: Auricle – Gio Clairval Bartleby’s Typewriter – Corey Redekop Counsellor Crow – Karen Lord Daydreamer by Proxy – Dexter Palmer Enkantong-bato – Dean Francis Alfar Figmon – Michael Cisco Guest – Brian Conn Hadrian’s Sparrikan – Stephen Graham…… Continue reading Les VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*)

In which my story appears in Weird Tales

The Uncanny Beauty issue of Weird Tales has a beeee-ooooo-tiful cover: And it has a super-exciting ToC: Fiction: “Secretario” by Catherynne M. Valente “A Concise & Ready Guide” by Ian R. MacLeod “Beauty & Disapperance” by Kat Howard “One Minute Weird Tale” by Lauren Beukes “Sisters Under the Skin” by L.L. Hannett “How Bria Died” by Mike…… Continue reading In which my story appears in Weird Tales